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MSNBC
Feb 11, 2013 3:00am PST
on sunday, house minority leader nancy pelosi and majority leader eric cantor laid out the economic dividing lines. >> what we need is growth. we need growth with jobs. and if you have spending cuts, education of our children and other investments like the national institutes of health where you are hindering growth, you're not going to reduce the deficit. so it is almost a false argument to say we have a spending problem. we have a budget deficit problem that we have to address. we think the deficit and the national debt are at immoral levels. we think they must be reduced. we're sick and tired of paying interest on the national debt. and that's 15% -- that's a large percentage of the budget. >> the tax fight for the president means higher taxes, more revenue. again, we can't be raising taxes every three months in this town, david. and you know, the bottom line is we want tax reform, but we want to go plug thosepresident talks bring down tax rates because we think that's pro-growth and we can let the economy grow and let people earn more money and keep more of it. the president's not talkin
MSNBC
Feb 8, 2013 11:00am PST
and keeping that focus, i would expect that nancy pelosi's going to be speaker again pretty soon. >> david, obviously, interesting comments of the president there and the first read team says despite and we all know this, the debate over immigration and what to do about gun violence in this country, it is still the economy and they write, david, just in part, there's been no bridging between conservative view of austerity by measures of cutting spending cuts and what the democrats see here. as the solution, especially with sequester. we know that the democrats certainly have their plan as we have been told. they want a 50-50 split of spending cuts and tax hikes. that's the plan democrats are leaning toward but this still really is about the economy and how to solve some of the immediate problems we have. >> yeah. i must tell you that i'm one of the progressives who agrees with the economist paul krugman on this. any time talking about deficits, we are buying in to the right wing mantra somehow deficits are killing the economy. look at great britain and doing with their austerity plans and
FOX News
Feb 8, 2013 6:00am PST
will have nancy pelosi on. what will you talk to her about? >> we'll have john mccain talk about national security. nancy pelosi, of course the president's state of the union address is tuesday. he will lay out his agenda for the second term. we'll have an exclusive interview with house democratic leader nancy pelosi who agrees with the president's agenda. whether it is immigration reform or gun control or the president's opposition to the sequestration and his solution which is, some spending cuts. but also, some serious tax increases. we'll talk with nancy pelosi about that on sunday. alisyn: all right. chris. we'll be watching. thanks a lot. >> you bet. thanks, ali. rick: one of america's most prominent families falling victim to a hacking attack. personal e-mail accounts of former president george h.w. bush and his family broken into. the fallout from this violation of their privacy next. alisyn: and new information on a massive weapons shipment that was intercepted on the high seas heading to yemen. details on who may have sent those weapons and why. alisyn: the nation's roman cathol
FOX News
Feb 6, 2013 6:00am PST
in the second inaugural and nancy pelosi who called unemployment a jobs bill. positive liberty is when the government gives you stuff that lets you be all you can be. that's what obama talked about in the second inaugural. he said all these programs liberate people to be entrepreneurial. my suspicions if you give them free this, free that. it doesn't make them entrepreneurs but it makes them dependent on the government. martha: thank you, jonah. always good to see you. he's a poet and doesn't know it. gregg: another day of dramatic testimony expected in the ex-girlfriend murder trial. she changed her story over and over again about her former boyfriend's death and her latest version of events. save her from the death penalty. >> we talked about it and basically our relationship was over and it was kind of sad. eat good fats. avoid bad. don't go over 2000... 1200 calories a day. carbs are bad. carbs are good. the story keeps changing. so i'm not listening... to anyone but myself. i know better nutrition when i see it: great grains. great grains cereal starts whole and stays whole. see t
FOX News
Feb 11, 2013 8:00am PST
with the economy? you've had nancy pelosi over the weekend saying the fact that we have a spending and debt problem is a false argument. you've got him disbanding the jobs council. so i'm not optimistic, but it does appear that he's going to pivot to the economy now. at this point he's starting to look like a ballet dancer, and i hope he makes the right decision. jon: andrew, do you agree the economy is the number one issue? >> no doubt about that. i do disagree with the issues that he talked about, i definitely believe that the economy is number one for the public, and that's where the president is going to focus tomorrow night. jon: well, if the economy is the number one thing, chris, he did get reelected, essentially, you know, on, well, i mean, mitt romney hammered him on the economy, and president obama still got reelected. >> well, he did. i don't know that he did a great job point out the challenges to the economy. we saw the economy start to rebound. but half of americans still believe we are in recession. so this could kind of be the nixon goes to china time for obama. if he were to reach
CSPAN
Feb 5, 2013 5:00pm EST
. then house majority leader on immigration policy and the house republican agenda and and then nancy pelosi marking the 20th anniversary of the family and medical leave act. >> the thing that coolidge did, when he left office, the budget was lower than when he came in. that's the story for us now. well, how did he do that? the economy grew a lot. maybe more than 3% sometimes. unemployment was down below 5%. the balance was -- the budget was balanced. how did it help the economy? a lot, because he got the government out of the way of the economy. >> we trace the life of the 30th president of the united states in "coolidge," sunday night at 8:00. >> during the presidency of her husband james madison, british troops invaded the capital in 1812, she saved a portrait of george washington. meet dolly madison, one of the women who served as first lady. "first ladies, influence and image, their public and private lives and their influence on the president". season one begins presidents' day on february 18. >> the house progressive caucus today unveiled a plan to cancel the automatic spending cuts s
CSPAN
Feb 11, 2013 12:00pm EST
. and it's just too much. >> host: all right, june. let's listen to what nancy pelosi had to say. she was on the sunday talk shows yesterday, and here's what she had to say on this issue of a spending problem in washington. >> so it is almost a false argument to say we have a spending problem. we have a budget deficit problem that we have to address. right now we have low interest on the national debt, and a good time for us the to act to lower that deficit. we think the deficit and the national debt are at immoral levels. we think they must be reduced. we're sick and tired of paying interest on the national debt, and that's 15%. that's a large percentage of the budget. it's lower now because of the lower interest rate. >> host: so on this debate, spending cuts versus tax increases, here's what the washington times writes in their editorial: as mr. thornton points out, the rel break from fiscal prudent happens inside 1970s between 1970 and 2007. spending jumped to an average of close to 21% of gdp while revenues rose to around 18% of gdp. >> host: social security, medicare and medicai
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